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Jul 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
party troops. big vote on his plan today but, robin, that doesn't mean this crisis is any closer than being solved. >> far from it. >>> plus, a remarkable story of survival after a trip to a family reunion went terribly wrong, how one man hung on for help, used his socks to save his life. >> treaded water for 17 hours, unbelievable. also, alex trebek, what a strange story. now he is a crime fighter. a burglar broke into his hotel room. he decided to take her on. he hurt himself in the process. getting to the bottom of that story coming up. >>> right to the tropical storm taking aim at the gulf coast. sam is back with us in the studio and has been tracking the latest on don. good morning, sam. >> good morning, robin, good morning, george. let's get to don and put it right in the circle of suspicion because last night, see, wait, wait, wait, go, go, go, okay, we're not going to get the circle. max, put the circle on it. it was a rainstorm that moved from cuba to cancun. there is where it is. it is a small storm capable of large fluctuations in strength. here's where the hurricane center
ABC
Jul 27, 2011 11:00pm EDT
tomorrow's big vote. outraged targeting an officer under arrest, and message from a family. a big problem. >> hundreds could lose their air-conditioning. >> this cnn anchor has a new job. >>> live and in hd, this is abc7 news at. >>> our breaking news comes in from the district or we have learned about two women had been stabbed. john gonzales is live on the scene. >> it appears a street fight turned a very violent in northeast d.c. tonight. a group of young women attacked another woman and started beating her. police got a call just after 9:00 tonight. when they arrived they found two women suffering from stab wounds. police still have the area closed off. pinel clothing and flip-flops are strewn across the sidewalk. we do know that one woman was transported to local hospital. the one other woman was treated at the scene. police have created a large perimeter tonight searching for the suspect including searching the parking lot of the home depot. we do understand that at least one young woman has been taken to local police station for questioning. she is not being called a suspect right
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 6:30pm EDT
this story, make his phone calls through the night. thank you, pierre thomas. >>> and, we turn now to the big crisis for america's economy, the debt debt line, just days away. we have been tracking the developments hour by hour and tonight, at last, some news on one of the plans. abc's jon karl is on capitol hill with that. jon? >> reporter: diane, there is some real drama going on right now here in the house. they were supposed to be voting on john boehner's deabt ceiling bill. that is delayed. john boehner's office is right down there, and he is down there trying to get the votes he needs to pasasthis bill. he's not there yet. this is the bill that could increase the debt ceiling by about $900 billion, only about six months worth. democrats don't like that, because it would force the president to come back and go through this all over again. but what boehner is finding is that a lot of those tea party republicans don't want to vote for this. he has put his speakership on the line, saying that he cannot lead if they don't support him. so, the question now is, diane, will he get the votes to
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 5:00pm EDT
shayuth was a star athlete at her high school. she had big dreams to go off to a big college. last night, those dreams came to a halt. >> she was the most beautiful -- >> is before midnight, her parents say she was riding with her best friend, lexie harbord. they were coming from her boyfriend's house driving around a sharp turn. they crashed into a tree. >> she loved life. she loved everybody. >> neighbors say she ran out of the car screaming. a 75-year-old woman came to her aid. she kept crying that she had killed her best friend. >> just pray to god for help. she said, i never believed in god. would you please pray for me? >> together, they dropped to their knees on the front lawn. all night she grieved on her twitter page. please come back, i miss you. i will never forgive myself. later -- shortly before she passed, she talked about her best friend on her own page. this afternoon, family members choked back tears to share how they would like jacqueline shayuth to be remembered. >> police say this had nothing to do with drugs or alcohol. it was really dark and returned here are extrem
ABC
Jul 27, 2011 11:35pm EDT
be a big detour in an entertainment career, but now, for some celebrity moms, it looks like exactly the opposite. their kids become part of their entertainment identities, even their brands. and ultimately help to create new success. this may look like child exploitation to some eyes, but tonight, abc's juju chang puts the question directly to the moms themselves for our series, "celebrity secrets." >> reporter: mommywood. it suspect just a lifetile. it's an industry. it seems for so many celebrity mothers, almost from the moment they give birth, the marketing begins. from j.lo's twins to the brangelina babies, magazines want the first shots, reportedly paying millions of dollars for first access. though brad and ang did give the money to charity. tori spelling posed for "people" with her son,n, and did not get paid. >> on >> even though they have a lot of help, they are still the ones who get up with the crying baby at night, and they're still the mom. and we respect that in this society. >> reporter: spelling's a case in point. the "beverly hills 90210" had burned through her mom
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 6:00pm EDT
cuts. the big difference the senate will lift the debt for 2013. the house bill is only a temporary extension. the white house calls that not good enough. house leaders call it a compromise. but something that fixes the problem past august 2 and allows us to continue to focus on the issue of time to get the fiscal house in order. >> behind closed doors all day the arm-twisting continues. right now, john boehner is meeting with members one on one in his office. he is pulling them out of meetings and off of the house floor. he works furiously to find the 216 votes that he needs. the senate is standing by waiting to vote. there is no guarantee that this crisis is over. >> you can continue to follow developments anytime on wjla.com. >>> the transportation secretary ray lahood is urging congress to get the faa back up and running. thousands of employees have been off the job. the agency was shot down. he called for lawmakers to take swift action. >> for all of my friends on capitol hill, who give speeches every day about jobs, the importance of jobs, this is not the time to be letting of
ABC
Jul 27, 2011 10:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: you go to the visitation? >> yeah, we're one big happy fally. >> reporter: lovely. >> i think itit good around important for the girls to see that we get along. >> reporter: and when it's not a good day? >> i never say we're going to see dad and have it not happen. i wait until the last minute and see how things are. >> reporter: last october, things seemed just fine as the divorced couple took the kids on an unusual family trip to new york. but what began as a visit to the american girl doll store turned into a night that exploded in scandal. >> it s srted out great. >> we had a great time until a certain incident happened. >> reporter: an incident at the plaza hotel with police on the scene and sheen in the hospital, accuses of assault. >> charlie sheen hospitalized. >> bizarre episode. >> reporte . >> he trashed a suite. >> reporter: what puzzled everyone is why denise was at the dinner party. why do you think he invited you there? >> well, he said he didn't want me to feel left out. >> reporter: why did you say yes? >> i thought it was nice. he and i could have a grown up
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 12:00am EDT
's millionaire boyfriend on "friends." you remember that? he's a big director now. how am i doing so far, jon? >> doing great, jimmy. harrison ford? better than >> doing great, jimmy. >> jimmy: jon demanded $20 million and a percentage of the gross to direct the show tonight. we went back and forth for six weeks and finally we agreed on -- >> nothing. free. but we're going to plug "cowboys and aliens," right jimmy? >> jimmy: we probably will. great job with the movie. it's a true story. of cowboys fighthtg aliens. it's in how many d, jon? >> i believe we have two of them. 2 d. back in the old days, cowboys, everything was 2 d and we wanted to be historically accurate. >> jimmy: i didn't know that. and what is this thing i have here? >> well, it's upside down but it's the wrist blaster that daniel craig actually wears in the movie. >> jimmy: yeah? >> and it's -- actual prop from the film. >> jimmy: and it actually works? >> yes, it does. don't pull that -- jimmy, don't pull on that handle because that thing's hot. >> jimmy: okay. i don't feel like i did pulll o the handle -- >> watch out. >> j
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 4:30am EDT
. >>> hundreds of people face losing power due to a big problem between a condo association and pepco. the parkway condominiums in bladensburg. stephen tschida as the story you will see only on abc 7. >> the warnings took some residents by surprise. >> pepco distributed a notice monday that the power is going to be turned off. >> there are 108 units and there's fear about elevators no longer running fanlights and air-conditioning going off. >> i will have to rely on family. i don't know what other people will do. >> i pay $425 per month for a condo fees. >> that is supposed to cover the electric bill. angry owners confronted the board members responsible for paying the bills. they wanted to know why pepco did not get paid $90,000. >> we don't have the money to pay pepco at present. >> 20% of the units are in foreclosure and half of the other owners are behind on condo fees. >> in this room right now i could put my finger probably on less than 10 people who have paid their fees on a regular basis. >> but some owners did not by the explanation. >> even if people are not paying, you have
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 2:35am EDT
. >>> the historic drought and blistering heat aren't bad enough, ranchers in texas now have another big problem on their hands. grass hoppers are taking over the land and eating up what little grass is left for the cows. the bone dry conditions are an ideal breeding ground, making this year's plague one of the largest in years. >>> and south texas will soon get some much-needed rain as another tropical storm develops off the coast of mexico. tropical storm don is expected to make landfall near corpus christi tomorrow night. the rain won't be enough to break the drought, even worse, cotton farmers say the storm could destroy their crops. forecasters don't expect it to become a hurricane. >> some forecasters say it's a blessing in disguise. at least you get a little relief from the drought. >> but not enough, right? >> not enough. >>> here's a look at your thursday forecast. stormy across the midwest. hail, gusty winds, flash flooding and a chance of tornados in omaha, des moines, chicago, and detroit. heavy afternoon down pours in the four corners region of the southwest. scattered thunderstorms
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 5:00am EDT
thuman. >> thanks for waking up with us. i am pamela brown. the big story and today is the heat moving in again. steve rudin. >> another hot and humid afternoon. even harder -- hotter tomorrow and for the weekend. it's 80 degrees at reagan national airport. in the mountains to the west, martinsburg and winchester and cumberland and gaithersburg looking at morning temperatures in the 60's. we have the satellite and radar showing high pressure moving off the coast. that will signal a change in the wind direction. the lower michigan and northern ohio, there are storms that will fizzle out as a move toward us but the clouds will keep us a couple degrees cooler than we originally thought today. heat cranking up tomorrow for the daytime. highs this afternoon 89-94. in the overnight, skies clearing and the wind will change out of the south. the mid 60's to mid to upper 70's. 95-100 tomorrow with heat index around 105. letson an update on the rush hour commute with lisa baden. >>> a quiet morning. metro rail, marc rail, vre texting in just fine, no accidents to report as far as interstate trav
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
, july 28. >> i am pamela brown and want to begin with traffic and weather every 10 minutes and the big story is that the heat is once again moving in. steve rudin is here. >>> are looking at another hot and humid day. hottest of the days will come to more with daytime highs approaching 100 degrees. 79 degrees at reagan national airport and at dulles at 70. 66 in winchester and satellite and westchester shows -- satellite and radar shows we have clouds moving in for the afternoon and temperatures will be around 89-95 degrees depending on how much sun we receive. nighttime lows will fall into the 60's and the day tomorrow will not be so bad. it will be hot and humid, i should say the heat index will be around 105 degrees. >>> 66 and 95 as a normal volume of traffic but no accidents. 270 southbound has delays between 1008209. this is the beltway near andrews air force base. if you take route 5 out of wall dark to go to clinton, it is smooth and no problems on route 4. we will have newschopper7 and a little while. >>> more tough talk and action in the fight to raise the nation's debt ceili
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 4:00am EDT
whole life. see something big out on the water like this. >> jacob isn't quite as brave or crazy as he oks. the shark was actually a basking shark which only eats small fish and tiny organism. >> even still, i'm not quite sure all these stories of people getting bitten by sharks and you're riding on one like a pony. >> i won't be doing that any time soon. >> wave man. >> we'll be ririt back. [ girl ] bye mom! bye sweetie! you'll do great. [ laughs ] this is it! [ all ] 10...9...8... a new school year has so much potential! any resolutions? my resolution is the same as always; keep her full and focused with my fiber. [ all ] 3...2...1... happy school year! [ female announcer ] this school year, make a resolution to give your kid kellogg's® frosted mini-wheats® cereal. an excellent source of fiber from 100% whole grain. that helps keepephem full so they can focus on the day ahead. keeps 'em full... keeps 'em focused. keeps 'em full... purina cat chow helps you well-being. we're all striving for it. nurture it in your cat with a full family of excellent nutrition and helpful resources.
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